Extensible Markup Language


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Extensible Markup Language

[ik¦sten·sə·bəl ′märk‚əp ‚laŋ·gwij]
(communications)
A set of rules for writing markup languages which provides a robust, machine-readable information protocol that can handle complex objects. Abbreviated XML.

Extensible Markup Language

(language, text)
(XML) An initiative from the W3C defining an "extremely simple" dialect of SGML suitable for use on the World-Wide Web.

http://w3.org/XML/.

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